We asked the famed anchor of NBC2's evening newscast to weigh in on the biggest stories that happened in the last year.
The New Golisano Children's Hospital
This seven-story, 128-room facility opens its doors to its first patients in early May. It is sure to be the shining jewel of pediatric care for the entire region, thanks in large part to billionaire donor Tom Golisano.
Lack of Affordable Housing in Collier County
Families are being pushed out of Naples, where the average home price is almost $400,000. A nonprofit consultant has been hired to come up with solutions, but the sooner the decision-makers figure out how to keep their firefighters, police officers and teachers from living elsewhere, the sooner Collier will foster a more inclusive community.
Unsolved Murders in Fort Myers
A scathing audit revealed that the Fort Myers police department is ill-equipped to solve the string of homicides that has haunted the city in recent years. In all of this, keep in mind the true victims: the families of the 48 murder victims in the last five years, whose killers still have not been brought to justice.